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100 Movies. 31 Days. The 9th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (Oct 1-31) Pt 4



2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012

DISCUSSION THREAD #1 | DISCUSSION THREAD #2 | DISCUSSION THREAD #3








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100 Movies. 31 Days. October 1 - 31, 2013

Yeah, it technically begins 9/30 at Dusk and ends on 11/1 at Dawn.
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DVDTALK HORROR CHALLENGE HISTORY

YEAR
DISCUSSION THREADS
LIST THREADS
RESULTS THREAD
NUMBER
WINNER
2005DiscussionNo ListsThe Results223steelpotato
2006DiscussionThe ListsThe Results170EdTheRipper
2007Planning, Discussion 1, 2, 3The ListsThe Results333ViewAskewbian
2008Planning, Discussion 1, 2, Subset FilmsThe ListsThe Results252poster mayhem
2009Planning, Discussion 1, 2, 3The ListsThe Results198EdTheRipper
2010Planning, Discussion 1, 2, 3 The ListsThe Results282Trevor
2011Planning, Discussion 1, 2, 3, 4The ListsThe Results228Mondo Kane
2012Planning, Discussion 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 The ListsThe Results306mightysparks
2013Planning, Discussion 1, 2 3 The ListsThe Results?????????????




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THIS THREAD IS FOR DISCUSSION ONLY!



----> THE LIST THREAD <----


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The "Rules"



What is This Thing?

Since its inception in 2005 the goal of this challenge has been to reach 100 horror films in a month's time. Obviously that's not an attainable goal for everyone, so your personal goal is of your choosing. Whether it's achieved, surpassed or beyond your reach, the ultimate goal here is to enjoy yourself while conversing with fellow genre fans.
Creating a List.


As always, there will be a separate list thread posted roughly 2 weeks prior to the October 1st start date. Be creative and personalize your list however you wish - give reviews, post pics, link to your blog or start one on your page, provide IMDB links with your titles, add YouTube videos, include running times, etc.

The forum software now allows for unlimited post length, although you're still welcome to post it in a weekly or biweekly format. Also be aware the image limit has been raised from 25 to 35. And it's not a bad idea to provide a link to the list in your signature for easier access.

The only mandatory rule here is NUMBER YOUR LISTS!


What Counts?


If you're uncertain of the title's genre classification the IMDB and AllMovie (formerly "AllRovi") are the go-to sources for determining its potential horror movie status.
Need more confirmation? A third and fourth option exists and that is FlickChart (requires free sign up) and TMDB.
Of course, any site is prone to the occasional error and if you feel that's the case asking in the discussion thread is advised.
Just keep in mind that the #1 deciding factor regarding what counts is you and you alone.



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Feature FilmsCounts as 1 entry
Short FilmsAdd them up to total 90 minutes to get 1 entry
Television ShowsAdd them up to 120 minutes (including commercials) to get 1 entry


Movies = 1 entry (despite running time)

TV shows count according to length as they're aired on TV (including commercials):

30 minute shows = ¼ an entry
1 hour shows = ½ an entry
90 minute shows = ¾ an entry
2 hour shows = 1 entry

Mini-Series = 1 entry for each day it aired

Commentaries count. (no restrictions)

Documentaries count.


A SLIGHTLY MORE COMPLICATED EXPLANATION:
Spoiler:

Concerning TV shows and shorts films:



Like the other challenges, you need four 30 minute shows for 1 entry and two hour-long shows for 1 entry. 30 minute shows typically run roughly 22 - 24 minutes without commercials and hour-long shows are roughly 43 - 45 minutes. If it's short films that are 10 minutes or less, once you hit around 23 minutes of watching them, you've reached one 30 minute show (¼ an entry). Any combination that gets you to 90 minutes can be used for 1 entry. And this is not an exact science, so if you're off by a little it's really no big deal.


When listing the TV shows try to keep them together in 1 entry.
(Example: 30 min show/30 min show/30 min show/30 min show)

For the sake of organization, it's advised that you keep a Temporary TV section at the bottom of your list until you get enough for an entry.

Why 90 minutes? To keep the continuity going with the other challenges.









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Every facet of horror counts: Horror-comedies, Sci-Fi horror, wretchedly bad horror [INSERT CURRENT REMAKE HERE], kiddie horror, creature features, erotic / XXX horror, Masters of Horror, silents, made-for-TV movies, etc.

The formats and how you watch them is strictly your call -- Blu-ray, DVD, Netflix Watch Instantly, HD DVD, at the theater, on television, public domain downloads (links provided below), VHS, Laserdisc, Video On Demand, Netflix disc-by-mail, UMD, MiniDV, CED, Amazon Instant Video, through your neighbor's window, Roku, Google Chromecast, Apple TV, a Boxee Box, Hulu, Youtube, Payperview, Betamax, via laptop, netbook, VCD, a smartphone, a tablet ...you name it. And yes, that even includes the pan & scan, edited-for-television movies that air on TBS with obnoxious on-screen graphics and commercial interruptions (NOT recommended!). Just make sure the film is viewed in it's entirety.
Row #6 - Empty and Proud Since 2010!
You're welcome to include non-genre titles viewed during the month in your list, but please keep them separate from your qualifying entries and don't number them.
Sometime in November there will be a results thread posted. If you wish to be included in the stats provided (aside from your number ranking), please include the following in your list:

- First time viewings. The thing is a commonly used symbol.
- Formats viewed. (BD, DVD, NWI, etc.)
- Your personal goal ...even if it happens to be the challenge's goal of 100.

Keep it civil. The intention here is to have fun, so please don't take this event started by a guy with just a little too much time on his hands that seriously.





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OPTIONAL
THE CHECKLIST
THEME NIGHTS
31 FILM SUBSET
3 WILD CARDS
Complete it and feel a sense of accomplishment. The Expanded Checklist is HERE.

***Please include within spoiler tags to keep the list thread from running a mile long.***
This adds daily "themes" with accompanying links to horror sub-genres, studios, actors, directors and even a group marathon with the intention of watching said content on the designated day. This year's list is HERE.
Watch these 31 films on the listed day, with group discussion starting the next morning or at your own leisure. Or don't watch them but still join the discussion.

Also, the threads from the 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 Subset Lists and even the old HFC List can be used for individual discussion if desired. This year's list is HERE.
Use for titles that lie outside the horror genre and normally wouldn't qualify or for those questionable titles you're not 100% certain about. They can also be used to count titles that aren't intended to be included as a full entry (I.E. a leftover 30-minute TV episode or short film). You have 3 so use them wisely.

For every 100 movies watched, you earn 1 extra wild card.
SEE POST 2 OR THE LIST THREAD FOR MORE DETAILS.


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MONTH | DAILY


OCTOBER 2013 SCHEDULE OF QUALIFYING TITLES

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ALL TIMES EASTERN
Wednesday, October 2 11:45 PM - The Collector (1965) 119 min Friday, October 4 FRIDAY NIGHT SPOTLIGHT 7:00 PM - Carnival of Souls (1962) 83 min 8:30 PM - Night of the Living Dead (1968) 96 min 10:15 PM - Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse (1933) 121 min 12:30 AM - Bride of Frankenstein (1935) 75 min 2:00 AM - Frankenstein Created Woman (1967) 92 min 3:45 AM - The Wasp Woman (1959) 61 min Saturday, October 5 9:30 AM - The Gorgon (1964) 83 min 11:00 AM - The Devil's Bride (1968) 96 min WALTER CONNOLLY DOUBLE FEATURE 1:00 AM - Billy the Kid Vs. Dracula (1966) 74 min 2:15 AM - Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter (1966) 83 min Wednesday, October 9 3:30 PM - Dead Ringer (1964) 116 min Friday, October 11 FRIDAY NIGHT SPOTLIGHT 7:00 PM - Horror of Dracula (1958) 81 min 8:30 PM - Isle Of The Dead (1945) 72 min 10:00 PM - Dead of Night (1945) 103 min 12:00 AM - The Haunting (1963) 112 min 2:00 AM - The House of Seven Corpses (1974) 88 min 3:30 AM - Horror Castle (1963) 84 min Saturday, October 12 9:30 AM - Scream of Fear (1961) 81 min 11:00 AM - The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (1961) 88 min 3:30 PM - It Came From Outer Space (1953) 80 min Sunday, October 13 11:00 PM - Nosferatu (1922) 1:00 AM - Vampyr (1932) 2:15 AM - The Vampire Bat (1933) 3:30 AM - The Vampire (1957) Tuesday, October 15 3:00 PM - Bunny Lake is Missing (1965) 107 min Wednesday, October 16 6:30 AM - Gaslight (1944) 114 min Friday, October 18 FRIDAY NIGHT SPOTLIGHT 7:00 PM - Burn, Witch, Burn (1962) 89 min 8:45 PM - The Tomb Of Ligeia (1964) 82 min 10:15 PM - The Seventh Victim (1943) 71 min 11:30 PM - Curse of the Demon (1958) 82 min 1:15 AM - I Walked With A Zombie (1943) 69 min 2:30 AM - The Leopard Man (1943) 66 min 3:45 AM - The Window (1949) 74 min Saturday, October 19 5:00 AM - The Mask Of Fu Manchu (1932) 68 min 9:30 AM - The Devil's Own (1966) 91 min 11:15 AM - The Plague of the Zombies (1966) 90 min TOD BROWNING 7:00 PM - Freaks (1932) 62 min 8:15 PM - Mark Of The Vampire (1935) 61 min 9:30 PM - The Devil Doll (1936) 78 min 12:15 AM - London After Midnight (1927) 47 min 1:15 AM - Incubus (1965) 74 min 2:45 AM - The Hypnotic Eye (1960) 78 min 4:15 AM - Rosie (1960) 19 min Sunday, October 20 11:00 PM - Haxan (1922) 107 min 1:00 AM - Kwaidan (1965) 161 min Monday, October 21 5:30 PM - Eye of the Devil (1966) 96 min Tuesday, October 22 3:30 PM - A Place of One's Own (1945) 93 min Thursday, October 24 STAR OF THE MONTH: VINCENT PRICE 7:00 PM - House Of Wax (1953) 88 min 8:45 PM - The Mad Magician (1954) 73 min 10:00 PM - House Of Usher (1960) 79 min 11:30 PM - Diary of a Madman (1963) 97 min 1:15 AM - The Tingler (1959) 82 min 2:45 AM - House On Haunted Hill (1959) 75 min 4:15 AM - The Bat (1959) 80 min Friday, October 25 5:45 AM - Tower Of London (1962) 80 min 7:15 AM - The Raven (1963) 86 min FRIDAY NIGHT SPOTLIGHT 7:00 PM - A Bucket of Blood (1959) 65 min 8:15 PM - Dementia 13 (1963) 75 min 9:45 PM - What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962) 134 min 12:15 AM - Sisters (1973) 92 min 2:00 AM - Spider Baby (1964) 84 min 3:30 AM - Village Of The Damned (1961) 77 min Saturday, October 26 9:30 AM - Maniac (1963) 86 min THE ESSENTIALS: MONSTERS NEED LOVE TOO 7:00 PM - Bride of Frankenstein (1935) 75 min 8:30 PM - The Mummy (1932) 73 min 10:00 PM - Cat People (1942) 73 min 11:30 PM - White Zombie (1932) 67 min 1:00 AM - Psychomania (1973) 86 min 2:30 AM - The Witches (1966) 105 min Sunday, October 27 1:00 PM - The Bad Seed (1956) 129 min 3:15 PM - Children Of The Damned (1964) 90 min 5:00 PM - Them! (1954) 93 min 12:00 AM - The Phantom of the Opera (1925) 90 min 2:00 AM - Diabolique (1955) 117 min Wednesday, October 30 TCM GUEST PROGRAMMER: GILBERT GOTTFRIED 11:00 PM - Freaks (1932) 62 min Thursday, October 31 5:00 AM - The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) 83 min 6:30 AM - The Mummy (1959) 88 min 8:00 AM - Horror Castle (1963) 84 min 9:30 AM - The Castle of the Living Dead (1964) 90 min 11:15 AM - Dracula, Prince of Darkness (1965) 90 min 12:45 PM - The Devil's Bride (1968) 96 min 2:45 PM - Dracula Has Risen From the Grave (1969) 92 min 4:30 PM - Horror Express (1972) 88 min STAR OF THE MONTH: VINCENT PRICE 7:00 PM - Pit And The Pendulum (1961) 80 min 8:30 PM - The Haunted Palace (1963) 87 min 10:15 PM - The Masque Of The Red Death (1964) 89 min 12:00 AM - The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971) 95 min 1:45 AM - Twice-Told Tales (1963) 120 min 4:00 AM - The Tomb Of Ligeia (1964) 82 min










SONY MOVIE CHANNEL

FOX MOVIE CHANNEL

AMC FEARFEST 2013

CHILLER

HDNET

DUSK

SYFY

IFC

IMDB - HORROR

ALLROVI - HORROR



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That was in the shape of a knife, BTW.

Excluding Netflix and Amazon, everything listed is free and legal (to my knowledge).


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The following Roku channels carry horror films in and out of the public domain:


CHANNEL
CODE
Netflix*In Channel Store
Amazon Instant Video*In Channel Store
Archive Classic MoviesWSW1P
Nowhere TVH9DWC
YouTubeB8VVK
PlayOn*MYPLAYON
DailyMotionSNKQW
Movie SplashMOVIESPLASH
Hulu Plus*In Channel Store
Pub-D-HubIn Channel Store
Streamin' GarageIn Channel Store
SnagFilmsIn Channel Store
Inmoo.comIn Channel Store
CrackleIn Channel Store
JamanIn Channel Store
Midnight PulpIn Channel Store
VimeoIn Channel Store
Drive-In ClassicsIn Channel Store
Creepster.TV*In Channel Store
House of Horrors*In Channel Store
Movie Vault*In Channel Store
Epix*In Channel Store
ADCIn Channel Store
FlixUniverse*In Channel Store
EZTakes*In Channel Store
FlickStream TV*In Channel Store
BigStar Movies*In Channel Store
FrightPIXIn Channel Store
CouchCutter.comCOUCHCUTTERTV
Zom-BeeIn Channel Store
Pop FlixIn Channel Store
RetrovisionIn Channel Store
Cinematio*In Channel Store
PopcornflixIn Channel Store
FlixFling*In Channel Store
Something Weird*In Channel Store
Instant Watch Browser*In Channel Store
Warner Archive Instant*In Channel Store


Get LiveStream for "The Monster Channel".

Get Streamin' Garage for "Super Scary Horror Theater".

Get PlayOn for streaming Hulu (Free) and more.

Get FlixFling for "Full Moon's GrindhouseFlix"

Get Instant Watch Browser for easier Netflix browsing.

To add any private or beta channel that requires a code, you must sign in and go HERE.

* = Subscription Required


Note to Boxee Box, Apple TV users and the others:
As a Roku owner I'm only familiar with their offerings, but will be glad to add any info concerning the others if given.



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HELPFUL TIPS & VARIOUS LINKS



Provide a link to your list in your signature.
Review it. Even if it's just a mini-review, a simple thumbs up / thumbs down or one word description.
Subscribe to this thread for the latest updates (Thread Tools, Subscribe to this Thread).

Create a list in advance of what you plan to watch utilizing a site such as:
iCheckMovies | Listal
| Listology | ListPhile | FlickChart | Ranker.

If you're indecisive and can't decide what to watch next copy/paste your titles into the List Randomizer (via random.org).

If you're doing a checklist, putting it in a spoiler tag makes the list thread much easier to read.
Increase your coffee consumption.
Insomniac? Use your disadvantage to your advantage!
Work from home? Ditto.
Save the supplemental material for November!
Boredom setting in? Watch another movie!
Stay within your comfort level and try not to get too caught up in the numbers.
ENJOY YOURSELF!

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THE HISTORY OF HORROR CINEMA

HORROR CHALLENGE ORIGIN

HORROR FILMS - GRINDHOUSE CINEMA DATABASE

THE DVDTALK CHALLENGES COMPENDIUM

THE RONDO HATTON AWARDS

REDBOX FREE RENTAL CODES

NETFLIX FREE TRIAL

HULU PLUS FREE TRIAL

BLOCKBUSTER FREE TRIAL
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HORROR BY DECADE:

1920s | 1930s | 1940s | 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990s | 2000s

COMPREHENSIVE LIST OF 1970s HORROR FILMS

The QUINTESSENTIAL GUIDE TO 1980s HORROR

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HORROR SHORT FILMS:

ASTRON-6 | VIMEO | FEARNET | SHORT OF THE WEEK | SHORT FILMS HUB | ARIESCOPE
HORRORGENRE | ALTER EGO CINEMA | FILMS SHORT | THE ABCS OF DEATH

MOST POPULAR HORROR SHORT FILMS - IMDB
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MONSTERVISION WITH JOE BOB BRIGGS:

GHOULIES 2 | HOWLING III | THE FUNHOUSE
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VENTURE INTO THE LITERARY WORLD:

If you're getting a little burned out on movies, try reading a horror novel or novella.
Amazon and B&N are constantly giving away free eBooks ...some occasionally in the horror genre:


EREADER NEWS TODAY | PIXEL OF INK | E-READER LOVE | ZERO DOLLAR BOOKS | EREADER IQ


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STUDIOS / DISTRIBUTORS

Code:
Academy Adness Entertainment After Dark Films Alpha Blue Archives American International Pictures Amicus Productions Anchor Bay Entertainment Artsmagic Asylum Home Entertainment Audubon Films BCI / Eclipse Big World Pictures Blue Underground Boxoffice International Pictures (BIP) Breaking Glass Pictures Bryanston Distributing Cambist Films Cannon Films CasaNegra Entertainment Chancellor Films Code Red Commonwealth United Entertainment Compass International Pictures Concorde-New Horizons Critical Mass Crown International Pictures Cult Epics Dark Castle Entertainment Dark Sky Films Dimension Pictures Discotek Media Ealing Studios Empire Pictures Fantoma Film Ventures International (FVI) First Run Features Full Moon Entertainment Greycat Films Grindhouse Releasing Hammer Film Productions Hong Kong Legends Image Entertainment Imperial Indican Pictures Independent International Pictures (I-I) Jack H. Harris Enterprises Japan Shock J.E.R. Pictures J&M Entertainment Joseph Brenner Associates (JBA) Kino Lorber Lionsgate Home Entertainment Magnet Releasing Maron Films Media Blasters MGM/UA Home Entertainment Midnight Legacy Mill Creek Entertainment Millimeter Films Miramax Films Mondo Macabro Monogram Pictures Motion Picture Marketing (MPM) MPI Home Video New Concorde Navarre Entertainment NoShame Films Panik House Entertainment Producers Releasing Corporation (PRC) Redemption Red Shirt Pictures Retromedia Entertainment Scorpion Releasing Scream Factory Seduction Cinema Severin Films Sherpix Shock-O-Rama Cinema Shout Factory Shriek Show Something Weird Video Sub Rosa Studios Subversive Cinema Sunn Classic Pictures Synapse Films Tartan The Criterion Collection The Filmgroup Toe Tag Pictures Tokyo Shock Trans American Films Trans World Entertainment Troma Entertainment Unearthed Films United Film Distribution Company (UFDC) VCI Home Video World Northal




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Extend it ...straight to hell. Try our Twitter account.
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Xbox users -- Have a Netflix Party:

Spoiler:
Are you a Netflix subscriber with an Xbox gold membership? Wanna have a NETFLIX PARTY?
If so, post your gamertag or send it via PM to The Man with the Golden Doujinshi.

SEND A FRIEND REQUEST TO DVDTalkHorror to join the parties.

Feel free to host a party whenever you want.
If you're watching something check the DVDTalkHorror friend's list and invite people!

Just go to Friends ---> DVDTalkHorror ---> Personal Profile ---> View Friends.
And then you can just invite whoever is online on that list into a party.
Recently, Microsoft updated the Netflix player on the 360. Among the changes is the addition called 'Netflix Parties'. Basically someone is a host and invites people to watch a movie together. Everyone watches it at the same time, and we can communicate w/ voice during the movie.

You need an Xbox 360, a gold account, and a Netflix subscription. There's only one catch: For right now, Starz Play and Disney movies are not allowed to be used for parties.

We can use this thread to pick out movies and times to watch them. We can try to vary things up.

While we can watch classics or stuff we've all seen, I think it would be interesting to check out stuff that the entire group may not have watched. We could even take a gamble and watch god knows what. I think even some riffing on intentionally bad movies could be good for a laugh if done sparingly.



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PRIZE DETERMINATION


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Random drawings will be held (via Random.org) for anyone who:

- Actively participates.
- Reaches the challenge's goal of 100.
- Completes the Checklist, Theme Nights or 31 Film Subset.
- Has participated in 5 or more horror challenges.

Not to mention:

- Answering trivia questions.
- The participant(s) voted 'most impressive list' as determined by you.
- Something else, perhaps?


PRIZE CATEGORIES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.


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Courtesy of HamiltonBook.com


Prize Pack #1:

- Psycho II (Scream Factory Blu-ray)
- Die Screaming, Marianne (Redemption Blu-ray)
- The Killer Must Kill Again (Mondo Macabre DVD)
- Pure Terror 50 Movie Collection (DVD)
- Hands of the Ripper (Synapse DVD)
- Twins of Evil (Synapse DVD)
- Frankenhooker (Synapse DVD)
- The Driller Killer (Cult Epics DVD)
- A Virgin Among the Living Dead (Wizard Video VHS Collection)
- Tentacles (Midnite Movies VHS)
- The Mammoth Book of Slasher Movies
- Love at First Bite (CD)

Spoiler:

Prize Pack #2:

- Psycho III (Scream Factory Blu-ray)
- House of Whipcord (Redemption Blu-ray)
- Don't Open Till Christmas (Mondo Macabre DVD)
- Pure Terror 50 Movie Collection (DVD)
- Twins of Evil (Synapse DVD)
- Hands of the Ripper (Synapse DVD)
- Frankenhooker (Synapse DVD)
- The Driller Killer (Cult Epics DVD)
- Demoniac (Wizard Video VHS Collection)
- Count Yorga Vampire (Midnite Movies VHS)
- The Mammoth Book of Slasher Movies
- Halloween Horror Show (CD)

Spoiler:

Prize Pack #3:

- Day of the Dead (Scream Factory Blu-ray)
- Schizo (Redemption Blu-ray)
- Alucarda (Mondo Macabro DVD)
- Pure Terror 50 Movie Collection (DVD)
- Hands of the Ripper (Synapse DVD)
- Twins of Evil (Synapse DVD)
- Frankenhooker (Synapse DVD)
- The Driller Killer (Cult Epics DVD)
- Oasis of the Zombies (Wizard Video VHS Collection)
- The Return of Count Yorga (Midnite Movies VHS)
- The Mammoth Book of Slasher Movies
- Haunting Halloween (CD)


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Courtesy of Celluloid Terror

- The Mist (Blu-ray)
- Screaming Skull Collection (The Screaming Skull, The Mad Monster, The Vampire Bat, The Monster Maker,
Tormented, Scared To Death, Atom Age Vampire and Dead Man Walk) (DVD)
- Virus / Wes Craven's Shocker (DVD)


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Courtesy of TLA Cult

- 7 Copies of Zombie Lake (Redemption Blu-ray)
- 7 Copies of The Iron Rose (Redemption Blu-ray)
- 7 Copies of Death Ship (Blu-ray)
- 7 Copies of Vamp (Might Madness Series Blu-ray)
- Clive Barker's Book of Blood (Blu-ray)
- Halloween III (Scream Factory Blu-ray)
- Stephen King's Thinner (Blu-ray)
- Baron Blood (Kino Blu-ray)
- White Zombie (Kino Blu-ray)
- Basket Case (Something Weird Video Blu-ray)
- Apt Pupil (Blu-ray)
- Little Shop of Horrors (Blu-ray Digibook)


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The Challenge Officially Begins Monday, September 30th, 2013 @ Dusk.



The Challenge Officially Ends Friday, November 1st, 2013 @ Dawn.

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?? LINKS OF SUB-GENRES & BEYOND


2009 LIST | 2010 LIST | 2011 LIST | 2012 LIST

GOAL: To Sync 100% with the 31 Film Subset!


OBVIOUS ALERT: Some links don't contain a complete listing of all films from that specific sub-genre and/or are outside the horror genre altogether.



DATE
THEME
EXAMPLES
Dawn of the Challenge Bonus Hours - Criterion Crossover Equinox, Antichrist, Eyes Without a Face, Kuroneko, Island of Lost Souls
Tuesday, October 1st Chronological Horror Years Faceoff - 1963 (50th) Vs. 1988 (25th) Dementia 13, They Live, Black Sabbath, Critters 2, Matango, Brain Damage
Wednesday, October 2nd Cathode Ray Tube: Retina of the Mind's Eye - Made-for-TV Horror Movies Gargoyles, The Night Stalker, Dark Night of the Scarecrow, It, Bad Ronald
Thursday, October 3rd Just When You Thought it Was Safe... - Aquatic Horror, 2 The Reef, Shock Waves, Rogue, Pirahna, Dagon, Alligator, The Host, Jaws
Friday, October 4th Disease, Decay, Mutilation & Mutation...It's No Vacation - Body Horror Videodrome, From Beyond, Society, Altered States, The Brood, Martyrs
Saturday, October 5th Inspiration Courtesy of Life's Depravities - "Inspired By True Events" Horror Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, The Conjuring, Gothic, The Girl Next Door
Sunday, October 6th A Bit of the Old Ultra-Violence Nine - The Splat Pack: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 The Descent, High Tension, Dog Soldiers, Wolf Creek, The Lords of Salem
Monday, October 7th Blood Doesn't Always Run Red - B&W Horror Films The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Psycho, The Mist, Freaks, Nosferatu, Repulsion
Tuesday, October 8th The Gentleman of Horror Turns 100 - Peter Cushing Centennial Horror Express, Twins of Evil, Asylum, The Brides of Dracula, The Skull
Wednesday, October 9th The Monkey Did It! - Killer Monkeys / Gorillas / Jungle Horrors Monkey Shines, Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Island, Dead Alive, Link
Thursday, October 10th Native Curses Bring On the Hearses - Native American / Horror Westerns Wendigo, The Manitou, Dust Devil, The Living Coffin, Curse of the Undead
Friday, October 11th Well Hello Mister Fancypants - Horror Comedies, 2, 3 Bad Milo, Comedy of Horrors, Hell Baby, Bad Taste, Juan of the Dead
Saturday, October 12th Headstrong and Ahead in the Game of Afterlife - Death By Decapitation Re-Animator, Cinemaphobia, The Omen, Halloween H20, Evil Dead II
Sunday, October 13th Burn It! Send it to Hell! Toys That Play w/ YOU - Killer Dolls / Puppets, 2, 3 Curse of Chucky, Dolls, Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge, Devil Doll
Monday, October 14th Light on Gore, Yet Enough to Piss the Floor - Family-Friendly Horror, 2, 3 The Monster Squad, The Gate, Gremlins, ParaNorman, The Lady in White
Tuesday, October 15th Old MacDonald Is No Saint; Farmville It Ain't - Harvest Horrors Motel Hell, Ghost Town, Scarecrows, The Child, The Other, Axe, Critters
Wednesday, October 16th Slippery When Wet. Deviously Psychotic? You Bet! - Ice Terrors Devil Times Five, Christmas Evil, Frostbitten, Dead Snow, Frozen, Curtains
Thursday, October 17th When a Stranger Calls From Inside the House - Telephone Terrors Black Christmas, Don't Answer the Phone, 976-EVIL, Ringu, Dead Air
Friday, October 18th Some T&A, Innuendo or Not-So-Gentle Foreplay - Erotic / Sexy Horror Films The Vampire Lovers, Mania, Angel Heart, Black Magic Rites, Possession
Saturday, October 19th BatShitCrazy Insane...Exact Opposite of Plain - Psychotronic Horror Films Microwave Massacre, Killer Condom, Hausu, Mystics in Bali, The Stuff
Sunday, October 20th Tru Blood and Glitter-Free Since 1734 A.D. - Vampires (Happy B-Day, Bela) Blood for Irina, Lifeforce, Byzantium, Dracula's Daughter, El Vampiro
Monday, October 21st Reading Minds 1 Blood-Curdling Scream At a Time - Psychic Abilities / ESP Village of the Damned, Sisters, Eyes of Laura Mars, The Shout, Seance
Tuesday, October 22nd Singing in the Rain While Inflicting the Pain - Musical / Rock 'n Roll Horror Repo! The Genetic Opera, Rockula, Black Roses, Rock 'n' Roll Nightmare
Wednesday, October 23rd Tyrannically Thrown Together Threesome of Terrifically Tantalizing Terrors -
Evil Families, 2, 3 -or- Class Warfare -or- Occult Detectives
Spider Baby, American Gothic, Frontiere(s), The Loved Ones, The Purge,
The Norliss Tapes, God Told Me To, I Walked With A Zombie, Candyman
Thursday, October 24th They Slice, Dice & Gut You Like a Fish - Slashers, 2 / Giallos / Serial Killers Hatchet III, Footprints on the Moon, The Short Night of the Glass Dolls
Friday, October 25th Mysterious Order of the Hallucinating Horrornauts - Mystery Horror Films All the Boys Love Mandy Lane, The Ghoul, Spirits of the Dead, Martyrs
Saturday, October 26th Mass Marathon of the Damned IV - Icons, 2 -&- Sequels: The Prequel 1. Brew Some Coffee. 2. Abandon Sleep. 3. Watch Whatever. 4. Survive.
Sunday, October 27th Privacy Invaded. Retribution Contemplated. - Home Invasion Horror You're Next, Martin, The Collection, Lady in a Cage, Haute Tension, Inside
Monday, October 28th They're Here and They're Clear - Supernatural / Haunted House / Ghost, 2 The Uninvited, Alucarda, Insidious: Chapter 2, The Entity, Ghost Story
Tuesday, October 29th Pop Culture Phenoms That Can't Take a Hint; Employed By Sprint - Zombies, 2 The Dead 2: India, Nightmare City, Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror
Wednesday, October 30th Demented Debauchery of Devil's Night Redux - Demonic Possession, 2 / Satanic Satánico Pandemonium, [REC]⁴ Apocalypse, Exorcismo, Abby, The Pix
Thursday, October 31st Something Good Will Eventually Go Here - Halloween Related Halloween III: Season of the Witch, Trick or Treat, The Midnight Hour
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--- 10/01: Chronological Horror Years Faceoff - 1963 (50th) Vs. 1988 (25th) -
--- 10/02: Cathode Ray Tube: Retina of the Mind's Eye - Made-for-TV Horror Movies -
--- 10/03: Just When You Thought it Was Safe... - Aquatic Horror -
--- 10/04: Disease, Decay, Mutilation & Mutation...It's No Vacation - Body Horror -
--- 10/05: Inspiration Courtesy of Life's Depravities - "Inspired By True Events" Horror -
--- 10/06: A Bit of the Old Ultra-Violence Nine - The Splat Pack -
--- 10/07: Blood Doesn't Always Run Red - B&W Horror Films -
--- 10/08: The Gentleman of Horror Turns 100 - Peter Cushing Centennial -
--- 10/09: The Monkey Did It! - Killer Monkeys / Gorillas / Jungle Horrors -
--- 10/10: Native Curses Bring On the Hearses - Native American / Horror Westerns -
--- 10/11: Well Hello Mister Fancypants - Horror Comedies -
--- 10/12: Headstrong and Ahead in the Game of Afterlife - Death By Decapitation -
--- 10/13: Burn It! Send it to Hell! Toys That Play w/ YOU - Killer Dolls / Puppets -
--- 10/14: Light on Gore, Yet Enough to Piss the Floor - Family-Friendly Horror -
--- 10/15: Old MacDonald Is No Saint; Farmville It Ain't - Harvest Horrors -
--- 10/16: Slippery When Wet. Deviously Psychotic? You Bet! - Ice Terrors -
--- 10/17: When a Stranger Calls From Inside the House - Telephone Terrors -
--- 10/18: Some T&A, Innuendo or Not-So-Gentle Foreplay - Erotic / Sexy Horror Films -
--- 10/19: BatShitCrazy Insane...Exact Opposite of Plain - Psychotronic Horror Films -
--- 10/20: Tru Blood and Glitter-Free Since 1734 A.D. - Vampires (Happy B-Day, Bela) -
--- 10/21: Reading Minds 1 Blood-Curdling Scream At a Time - Psychic Abilities / ESP -
--- 10/22: Singing in the Rain While Inflicting the Pain - Musical / Rock 'n Roll Horror -
--- 10/23: Tyrannically Thrown Together Threesome of Terrifically Tantalizing Terrors -
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--- 10/24: They Slice, Dice & Gut You Like a Fish - Slashers, 2 / Giallos / Serial Killers -
--- 10/25: Mysterious Order of the Hallucinating Horrornauts - Mystery Horror Films -
--- 10/26: Mass Marathon of the Damned IV -Icons -&- Sequels: The Prequel -
--- 10/27: Privacy Invaded. Retribution Contemplated. - Home Invasion Horror -
--- 10/28: They're Here and They're Clear - Supernatural / Haunted House / Ghost -
--- 10/29: Pop Culture Phenoms That Can't Take a Hint; Employed By Sprint - Zombies -
--- 10/30: Demented Debauchery of Devil's Night Redux - Demonic Possession / Satanic -
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Tuesday, October 1st Black Sabbath (1963) Bladz The Discussion Thread
Wednesday, October 2nd Don't Go to Sleep (1982) Undeadcow The Discussion Thread
Thursday, October 3rd The Reef (2010) arw6040 The Discussion Thread
Friday, October 4th American Mary (2012) Darkgod The Discussion Thread
Saturday, October 5th The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976) islandclaws The Discussion Thread
Sunday, October 6th The Lords of Salem (2012) terrycloth The Discussion Thread
Monday, October 7th The Black Sleep (1956) Mondo Kane The Discussion Thread
Tuesday, October 8th The Flesh and the Fiends (1960) ororama The Discussion Thread
Wednesday, October 9th Shakma (1990) Darth Maher The Discussion Thread
Thursday, October 10th Eyes of Fire (1983) J. Farley The Discussion Thread
Friday, October 11th Killer Tongue (1996) SterlingBen The Discussion Thread
Saturday, October 12th Severance (2006) alyxstarr The Discussion Thread
Sunday, October 13th Trilogy of Terror (1975) Dick Laurent The Discussion Thread
Monday, October 14th ParaNorman (2012) tarfrimmer The Discussion Thread
Tuesday, October 15th Let's Scare Jessica to Death (1971) rbrown498 The Discussion Thread
Wednesday, October 16th Jack Frost (1997) Trevor The Discussion Thread
Thursday, October 17th The Caller (2011) DaveyJoe The Discussion Thread
Friday, October 18th Return of the Living Dead III (1993) The Man with the
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Saturday, October 19th John Dies at the End (2012) Chad The Discussion Thread
Sunday, October 20th Vampires in Havana (1985) Dimension X The Discussion Thread
Monday, October 21st Scanners II: The New Order (1991) SethDLH The Discussion Thread
Tuesday, October 22nd The Devil's Carnival (2012) Gobear The Discussion Thread
Wednesday, October 23rd Blood Diner (1987) cwileyy The Discussion Thread
Thursday, October 24th Scream (1996) shellebelle The Discussion Thread
Friday, October 25th Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933) Doc Moonlight The Discussion Thread
Saturday, October 26th Psycho III (1986) indiephantom The Discussion Thread
Sunday, October 27th In Their Skin (2012) jacob_b The Discussion Thread
Monday, October 28th Grave Encounters (2011) clckworang The Discussion Thread
Tuesday, October 29th Pontypool (2008) riotinmyskull The Discussion Thread
Wednesday, October 30th The Possession (2012) ntnon The Discussion Thread
Thursday, October 31st The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) mrcellophane The Discussion Thread

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--- 10/01: Bladz - Black Sabbath (1963)
--- 10/02: Undeadcow - Don't Go to Sleep (1982)
--- 10/03: arw6040 - The Reef (2010)
--- 10/04: Darkgod - American Mary (2012)
--- 10/05: islandclaws - The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)
--- 10/06: terrycloth - The Lords of Salem (2012)
--- 10/07: Mondo Kane - The Black Sleep (1956)
--- 10/08: ororama - The Flesh and the Fiends (1960)
--- 10/09: Darth Maher - Shakma (1990)
--- 10/10: J. Farley - Eyes of Fire (1983)
--- 10/11: SterlingBen - Killer Tongue (1996)
--- 10/12: alyxstarr - Severance (2006)
--- 10/13: Dick Laurent - Trilogy of Terror (1975)
--- 10/14: tarfrimmer - ParaNorman (2012)
--- 10/15: rbrown498 - Let's Scare Jessica to Death (1971)
--- 10/16: Trevor - Jack Frost (1997)
--- 10/17: DaveyJoe - The Caller (2011)
--- 10/18: The Man with the
Golden Doujinshi - Return of the Living Dead III (1993)
--- 10/19: Chad - John Dies at the End (2012)
--- 10/20: Dimension X - Vampires in Havana (1985)
--- 10/21: SethDLH - Scanners II: The New Order (1991)
--- 10/22: Gobear - The Devil's Carnival (2012)
--- 10/23: cwileyy - Blood Diner (1987)
--- 10/24: shellebelle - Scream (1996)
--- 10/25: Doc Moonlight - Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933)
--- 10/26: indiephantom - Psycho III (1986)
--- 10/27: jacob_b - In Their Skin (2012)
--- 10/28: clckworang - Grave Encounters (2011)
--- 10/29: riotinmyskull - Pontypool (2008)
--- 10/30: ntnon - The Possession (2012)
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--- Asia Argento -
--- Boris Karloff -
--- Bruce Campbell -
--- Bradford Dillman -or- Donald Sutherland -
--- Brinke Stevens -
--- Conrad Veidt -or- Dwight Frye -
--- Dee Wallace -
--- Elisha Cook Jr. -
--- Elissa Dowling -
--- Fay Wray -or- Edward Van Sloan -
--- Ingrid Pitt -or- Virginia Wetherell -
--- Ivan Rasimov -or- Robert Quarry - 
--- Jefferey Combs -
--- Jessica Cameron -
--- Karen Black (R.I.P.) -
--- Katherine Isabelle -
--- Ray Milland -
--- Tina Krause -
--- Tony Todd -

Select 2 film composers:
--- Alan Howarth -
--- Hans J. Salter -
--- Marco Beltrami -

Select 5 directors:
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--- Brian Yuzna -
--- Dan Curtis -or- Pete Walker -
--- Dario Argento -
--- Freddie Francis -
--- Jess Franco (R.I.P.) -
--- Mario Bava -
--- Stuart Gordon -
--- Tobe Hooper -
--- Wes Craven -

Select 2 make-up effects artists:
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--- Jack Pierce -
--- John Chambers -or- Joe Blasco - 

Select 2 producers:
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--- Joel Soisson -
--- Val Lewton -

Select 1 writer:
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Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
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--- Anthology Film -
--- Appears on BFI's 100 European Horror Films List -
--- Appears on Video Nasties List -
--- Based on a Novel -
--- Cannibalism - 
--- Cinema Inspired By: H.P. Lovecraft -
--- Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax -
--- Comedy / Spoof -
--- Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film -
--- Death by: Chainsaw - 
--- Distributor / Studio: Shout! Factory / Scream Factory -
--- Documentary -
--- Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space -
--- Film and at Least Two of its Sequels -
--- Film and its Remake -
--- Found Footage -
--- Frankenstein -
--- Ghost / Haunting -
--- Giallo -
--- J-Horror -
--- Killer / Evil Animal -
--- Killer / Evil Child -
--- Killer / Evil Doll -
--- Made-for-TV Movie -
--- Monster / Creature Feature / Godzilla -
--- Mummy -
--- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror
--- Nation of Origin: Spain -
--- Nazi -
--- Psychological -
--- Rape / Revenge -
--- Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac -
--- Takes Place on a Holiday -
--- Takes Place on or Under the Sea -
--- Vampire -
--- Werewolf -
--- Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious -
--- With Commentary -
--- With Two or More Horror Legends -
--- Zombie -

Watch films in at least three formats:
--- First format, (insert format), (insert title).
--- Second format, (insert format), (insert title).
--- Third format, (insert format), (insert title).

Watch films in at least three languages:
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--- Second language, (insert language), (insert title).
--- Third language, (insert language), (insert title).

Select 8 decades of film history:
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--- 1900 -
--- 1910 -
--- 1920 -
--- 1930 -
--- 1940 -
--- 1950 -
--- 1960 -
--- 1970 -
--- 1980 -
--- 1990 -
--- 2000 -
--- 2010 -

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--- PG-13 -
--- R -
--- X / NC-17 -
--- Unrated - 
--- M -
--- GP -


Attend a live event (convention, play, haunted house, ghost tour, etc.): 
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--- Read a Horror Novel or Novella (insert title). OPTIONAL



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Haha :P H2O...
Reading these posts reminds me how silly the name H2O is. I mean, come on, Halloween Water?
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I totally disagree with the positive thoughts on Halloween III. I just re-watched it a couple of nights ago and the movie has a bad rep for a reason...the story is fucking retarded. Stonehenge? Really? Robots? Bugs and snakes crawling out of people's heads after they get zapped? And the movie drags on and on and on getting to the ridiculous conclusion. I agree Tom Atkins is great but I just couldn't get past the insipid storyline. The score kicks ass though.

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I totally disagree with the positive thoughts on Halloween III. I just re-watched it a couple of nights ago and the movie has a bad rep for a reason...the story is fucking retarded. Stonehenge? Really? Robots? Bugs and snakes crawling out of people's heads after they get zapped? And the movie drags on and on and on getting to the ridiculous conclusion. I agree Tom Atkins is great but I just couldn't get past the insipid storyline. The score kicks ass though.
I couldn't disagree more.
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I totally disagree with the positive thoughts on Halloween III. I just re-watched it a couple of nights ago and the movie has a bad rep for a reason...the story is fucking retarded. Stonehenge? Really? Robots? Bugs and snakes crawling out of people's heads after they get zapped?...
I enjoyed Halloween III because the plot and elements of it are far out. I found it's parade of illogical gags a festive tribute to the season. Sure the plot could have been "tighter" or more well defined but the oddness of things matched what I think they were going for, just to bask in the idea that on Halloween "anything could happen" reaching for style and sensationalism over substance/reality. Some of it was so far out that it lent a subtle aura of craziness to things. Sometimes stupid horror movies really work, and I think Halloween III is an example of a film that is good because it's non sequitur elements combine well with the Halloween culture,
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ultimately this is revealed as a sort of witchcraft reflecting the true spirit of Samhain
, which makes more intellectual sense in a supernatural way. Halloween III gets right to the action, and I found it well paced, but I guess much of it is Tom Atkins sleuthing around those elements you found far fetched.
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I couldn't disagree more.
Not a very strong argument against the points I made. Please feel free to elaborate on how you strongly disagree and why.
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I enjoyed Halloween III because the plot and elements of it are far out. I found it fun it's parade of illogical gags a festive tribute to the season. Sure the plot could have been "tighter" or more well defined but the oddness of things matched what I think they were going for, just to bask in the idea that on Halloween "anything could happen" reaching for style and sensationalism over substance/reality. Some of it was so far out that it lent a subtle aura of craziness to things. Sometimes stupid horror movies really work, and I think Halloween III is an example of a film that is good because it's non sequitur elements
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ultimately this is revealed as a sort of witchcraft reflecting the true spirit of Samhain
, which makes sense in a supernatural way. Halloween III gets right to the action, and I found it well paced, but I guess much of it is Tom Atkins detectiving around those elements you found far fetched.
Now that is more what I was looking for.

Yeah, Atkins is as subtle as a sledgehammer when he is doing his "detecting." I guess some argument could be made that is part of the movie's charm but I just couldn't get past the entire storyline. The zapping of kids thru the TV is an interesting idea but I just didn't think the pulled it off very well (due to the Stonehenge silliness and the aftermath of the deaths). Yeah, it was gross, cool and disgusting...but it was completely nonsensical.
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The Convent (2000) is such a fun movie, it makes me wish there were even more demon nuns with neon blood haunted house movies (much better than it sounds).

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Now that is more what I was looking for. [Halloween III explanation]
I think Halloween III has some elements, more subtle, similar to those you wrote about in your Blood Diner comments... "bizarre, demented and hilarious" just not to the extreme of Blood Diner.
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Not a very strong argument against the points I made. Please feel free to elaborate on how you strongly disagree and why.
I've gone into detail many times over the years why I love it so I won't go into great length but it is mean spirited as hell, the score is amazing, I love Atkins in this, Conal Cochran is a menacing but calculated asshole of a villain, the sheer insanity that spews from the masks when they're triggered is amazing. I just love everything about it. Like I said, you hate I love it, I couldn't disagree with you more.
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I'm not sure how I would count them as shorts would be to complicated to figure out. Maybe list but not count but my finales might be the halloween themed DVD of the Three Stooges I own.
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Your average Three Stooges short is about 20 minutes, so six shorts would count as an item entry.
Based on the rules for shorts & TV content:
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It would only take 4 or 5 Stooge shorts. Considering such shorts were not produced for TV and if they are each at least 20 minutes in length I'd argue for only 4 being needed as there are *many* early horror films that are 80 minutes or less.
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So, is watching a horror film for every holiday possible?

New Year's Day - Bloody New Year
Valentine's Day - My Bloody Valentine
Presidents Day - The Tripper
St. Patrick's Day - any of the Leprechaun films?
Easter - Easter Bunny Kill Kill
April Fool's Day - April Fool's Day
Mother's Day - Mother's Day
Memorial Day - Memorial Valley Massacre
Father's Day - The Stepfather ?, Creepshow ?
Independence Day - Uncle Sam
Labor Day - The Victorville Massacre
Arbor Day - Arbor Daze
Halloween - dozens
Thanksgiving - Thankskilling, Thankskilling 3
Christmas Eve - multiple
Christmas - multiple
New Year's Eve - New Year's Evil

Friday the 13th - multiple
Birthday - Bloody Birthday

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Edit: Is Arbor Day even really a holiday? If so, there's The Happening (2008).
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Old 10-31-13, 04:03 PM   #15
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Synapse Films just announced on Facebook they have the rights to Suspiria!

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SYNAPSE FILMS, INC. LICENSES “SUSPIRIA”, ONE OF THE MOST ACCLAIMED HORROR FILMS OF ALL TIME, FOR DVD, BLU-RAY AND FUTURE OPTICAL MEDIA.

ROMULUS, MI – Synapse Films, Inc. has acquired the North American home-video rights to the 1977 classic horror film SUSPIRIA, directed by Italian horror master Dario Argento. Described as “one of the scariest films of all time” by Entertainment Weekly, SUSPIRIA stars the beautiful Jessica Harper as a young girl caught up in a coven of witches controlling a German dance academy.

“I’ve been involved in the restoration and release of many films in my career, but SUSPIRIA has always eluded me, until now,” says Donald May, Jr., President of Synapse Films. “It’s one of my favorite horror films and I’m ecstatic that my business partner, Jerry Chandler, was able to negotiate with the rights holders to release this film. This is going to be an amazing project for us.”

Synapse Films, Inc. will work closely with Technicolor Rome and Technicolor Los Angeles to create an all-new high-definition 2K scan from the original negative for a possible 2014-15 video release. “It’s important to spend as much time as possible to create the definitive high-definition home video version for the fans,” May explains. “We’re going to take our time with this one.”

Synapse Films, Inc. is currently planning the extensive work on SUSPIRIA in conjunction with Technicolor, utilizing both their Rome and Hollywood facilities. The film scanning will be coordinated and supervised by Technicolor Hollywood’s Director of Restoration Services, Tom Burton, whose film restoration credits include Ridley Scott’s BLADE RUNNER, Georges Méliès’ A TRIP TO THE MOON and BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S.

Final specifications, retail pricing, and extras for the Synapse Films release of SUSPIRIA will be announced closer to the as yet to be determined release date.
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Old 10-31-13, 04:16 PM   #16
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The Bay (2012) takes place on the 4th of July.
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A few more that haddn't been mentioned
The Being (Easter)
Slaughter High (April Fool's Day)
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The Bay (2012) takes place on the 4th of July.
Also Jaws references the holiday with the closing of the beaches.
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Old 10-31-13, 04:53 PM   #19
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Labor Day is going to be the hardest to find I think. Perhaps a Supernatural or Dexter episode?
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Old 10-31-13, 05:04 PM   #20
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So, is watching a horror film for every holiday possible?

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That the wrong holiday. You can use The Tripper.
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Anyone going to get any Full Moon mystery boxes this year?
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Labor Day is going to be the hardest to find I think. Perhaps a Supernatural or Dexter episode?
Looks like two films could possibly work; Something Wicked This Way Comes and The Victorville Massacre, neither of which I can find streaming of course.
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Old 10-31-13, 05:34 PM   #23
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Just a reminder for the original wildcard, It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" tonight on ABC at 8:00 EST.
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Old 10-31-13, 05:40 PM   #24
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Damn, just maxed out my last saved post, Guess all my results will be on page 6 this year.

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Old 10-31-13, 05:59 PM   #25
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Anyone going to get any Full Moon mystery boxes this year?
I'd like to, due to my love of mystery boxes, but I know I'd just get stuff I already have.
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